Why Real Pilates?

Because Real Pilates is the leading mind-body studio in the MENA region!

Key Facts:

  • Founded in 2009 by Reza & Bita Alavi, two passionate entrepreneurs with a combined 20-year professional experience across the Middle East, Europe and South-East Asia, Real Pilates has become the region's most recognised mind-body fitness club.
  • We have won over 20 industry awards, including the coveted Studio of the Year award for 7 years running!
  • We are a specialized boutique Pilates studio that offers high quality Pilates & Yoga group classes and bespoke private sessions.
  • We are the official Merrithew® Licensed Training Centre in the region offering internationally recognised certification programs and workshops: STOTT PILATES®, Total Barre® and Merrithew Fascial Movement. We have trained over 5,000 instructors to date!
  • Unlike our competitors, we only follow one methodology, equipment brand and education system. All instructors are full-time employees who are STOTT PILATES certified, i.e. no freelancers, no mix of methods, exercise approaches, etc.
  • Real Pilates’s objective is simple: enriching people’s lives. With us, you will make a significant and tangible impact in the wellbeing of people coming from of all walks of life, whatever their mind and body objectives be; injury rehab, toning, general fitness, weight loss, healthy pregnancy, athletic conditioning, etc.
  • We currently have three outlets operating in prime locations in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, including one franchised location.